Program in 19th Century Studies
This program allows the student to cross traditional disciplinary boundaries and consider the trends and events of the nineteenth century from a variety of cultural and historical perspectives. For the purpose of this program, the period under study dates from 1785 to 1918. Nineteenth Century Studies is not a major; it is available to students majoring in English or in history. Completion of the program is noted on the transcript.
Satisfactory completion of courses that satisfy a college General Education requirement and a requirement in Nineteenth Century Studies may be counted toward both. Satisfactory completion of courses that satisfy a requirement in the English major or the history major and a requirement in Nineteenth Century Studies may be counted toward both.
Sally A. Hitchmough, Associate Professor of English
B.A., University of Sheffield; M.A., Ph.D., University of Southern California
Anne B. Rodrick, Associate Professor of History
B.A., Northwestern University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
2 from this list of history courses:
- 305: History of South Carolina
- 307: American South to the Civil War
- 308: American South since the Civil War
- 311: Topics in US Social History*
- 370: Age of Revolutions
- 380: Age of Anxieties
- 384: Modern Britain
- 388: Modern Germany
2 from this list of English Courses:
- 311: The English Romantic period
- 312: The Victorian period
- 321: American Romanticism
- 331: The Early English Novel
- 332: The Later English Novel
- 337: European Masterpieces*
*History 311 and English 337 require approval by program coordinators, as content of these courses may vary
Two others from these lists (students may substitute selected Art History classes/seminars with the approval of the program coordinators).
One multidisciplinary capstone course (3 hours).